South Central

Greens to be grown at new 140,000-square-foot Texas plant

A new, 140,000-square-foot indoor vertical farm in San Antonio, Texas, being built by Soli Organic will grow more than 10 varieties of greens and herbs. The facility, in the mixed-use Brooks Community at the site... more »

TIPA honors packaging pioneer Craig Fox

During this year’s Viva Fresh, the Texas International Produce Association (TIPA) celebrated the vibrant spirit of the fresh produce industry while also paying tribute in memoriam to Texas produce icon, Craig Fox of Fox Packaging.... more »

BrightFarms showcases new Texas greenhouse

BrightFarms, an indoor-grown leafy greens grower, provided insights into the opening of its Lorena, Texas greenhouse at the VIVA Fresh produce trade show in Houston on April 11-13. VIVA Fresh attendees had the opportunity to... more »

Packaging industry innovator dies

Kenneth Fox, founder of Fox Packaging, has died. Fox, a leader in providing flexible packaging, died April 17. He was 91. “With deep sorrow, we announce the passing of... more »

Texas produce group expands college student program

The Texas International Produce Association (TIPA) is expanding its career networking student program, Encouraging Discovery & Growth in Education (EDGE). The program will bring more than 40 Texas university system students to the Viva Fresh... more »

Texas 1015 sweet onion harvest starts

Harvest of Texas 1015 Sweet Onions (TX1015) has started, and the Texas International Produce Association (TIPA) is kicking off promotional activities. Funded through a USDA-Agricultural Marketing Service Specialty Crop Block Grant through the Texas Department... more »

Jensie Smith joins Fox Packaging as account manager

Jensie Smith is the new retail and key accounts manager at Fox Packaging. Smith will manage a portfolio of key accounts, overseeing communication, streamlining artwork changes and guiding packaging programs. Jensie... more »

Onion meeting meeting highlights labor, exports, disease

The state of the onion industry’s trade organization is healthy while scientists are battling bacterial diseases that threaten growers’ crops. Gathering in San Antonio Nov. 29-Dec. 2 for the National Onion Association’s (NOA) annual convention,... more »

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